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LACTOSE INTOLERANCE

Many experts think your body is more tolerant of dairy products than was previously thought. Yes, you may not be able to digest lactose, which is a natural sugar found in dairy products. But before you give up milk entirely or restrict your children, you might want to try to keep at least some dairy products in your diet, such as cheese and yogurt, which contain less lactose.

Maybe take lactase tablets before you eat, too. If you’re allergic to milk, that’s a whole different story. Naturally, you should always consult an expert.

 

 

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DON'T JUST TOLERATE... CELEBRATE!

The fact is, controlling unpleasant symptoms like nausea, cramps, bloating and the like doesn’t have to be painful. We have foods that will make your body’s inability to digest lactose look a lot less challenging. No calcium from milk? No problem...we have calcium sources from fresh broccoli and pinto beans to canned tuna and soy milk.

 

HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES

Our suggestions on what you can eat, some of which might be surprising to you (remember, everyone is different with this condition so be careful) include delicious yogurt, kefir (fabulous fermented milk), aged cheeses, and all kinds of refreshing, renewing juices.

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Soymilk

MORE TOLERANT THAN YOU THINK

Many experts think your body is more tolerant of dairy products than was previously thought. Yes, you may not be able to digest lactose, which is a natural sugar found in dairy products. But before you give up milk entirely or restrict your children, you might want to try to keep at least some dairy products in your diet, such as cheese and yogurt, which contain less lactose. Maybe take lactase tablets before you eat, too. If you’re allergic to milk, that’s a whole different story. Naturally, you should always consult an expert.